In the latest episode of Electric Enthusiasm
, Katie gets REALLY excited as she shares her love for Hong Kong’s Cha Chaan Tengs – cheap informal diners that serve a bizarre but delicious Asian take on the western food that the British served in their restaurants.
Hear … Continue Reading ››
Our guest in this BRAND NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm
is Jonathan Stout, a band leader and guitarist specializing in swing jazz guitar. His bands are some of the world’s premier swing dance bands.
Jonathan is incredibly enthusiastic about preserving the legacy of authentic swing guitar … Continue Reading ››
There's a NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm out today and I LOVE this one!!!
Modesty Blaise kicks as much butt as 007 but she does it with way more style and way less borderline rape.
Meet the coolest action heroine from the 60s who began her adventures in … Continue Reading ››
People have a TON of misconceptions about the banjo and often dismiss it as the instrument of hillbillies or rednecks. But did you know that it’s an instrument with a huge history and tradition that can be both loud, fun and… sexy?
In the latest episode of … Continue Reading ››
Oh you thought we were done?! Nope! We launched our podcast Electric Enthusiasm
with a sweet two-for-one deal!
In episode 2 Katie shares awesome stories about The Most Interesting Woman In The World: Ms. Josephine Baker
. Did you know that she was not only a … Continue Reading ››
MY NEW PODCAST IS OUT!!! In it, I and my awesome and highly energetic co-host Katie Cobalt
celebrate unironic enthusiasm
by getting excited about a wide variety of topics.
The first episode is about The Happiest Man in Hollywood - Harpo Marx
of the Marx … Continue Reading ››
Back in December, Anna Farmery of the Engaging Brand blog
and I did a conversational podcast on "Emotions at work"
that turned out quite well, if we do say so ourselves :o)
We're looking to do another podcast - and we're wondering if you have any ideas for our next … Continue Reading ››
Anna Farmery of the excellent Engaging Brand blog
and I had a great conversation about emotions at work
Some of the key points that came up were:
- Ignoring emotions at work means big trouble.
- We can try and tell ourselves that we are 100% rational at work. We're kidding no one.
- How should … Continue Reading ››
There is a lot of talk about motivation in the workplace these days. Both from managers complaining that their employees aren't motivated and from employees complaining that their managers don't know what makes them tick.
And frankly, it's no wonder, because there are some fundamental misconceptions about motivation in the business world. … Continue Reading ››